Attachment Theory in Action with Karen Doyle Buckwalter
Dr. Edward Tronick: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 2

Dr. Edward Tronick: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 2

November 24, 2020

Karen welcomes the esteemed Dr. Edward Tronick of the University of Massachusetts - Boston, conductor of the famed Still Face Experiment, to the show for part one of their two part conversation about his new book, The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are the Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust. On December 1st and 8th, Karen will have a two-part conversation with Dr. Tronick's co-author on the Power of Discord, Dr. Claudia Gold.

Ed Tronick is a developmental and clinical psychologist. Professor Tronick is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is director of the Child Development Unit, a research associate in Newborn Medicine, a lecturer at Harvard Medical School, an associate professor at both the Graduate School of Education and the School of Public Health at Harvard. With Kristie Brandt, Dorothy Richardson, Marilyn Davillier he has created an Infant-Parent Mental Health Post Graduate Certificate Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He has developed the Newborn Behavioral Assessment Scale and the Touchpoints Project with T.B. Brazelton. He developed the Still-face paradigm.

Dr. Edward Tronick: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 1

Dr. Edward Tronick: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 1

November 17, 2020

Karen welcomes the esteemed Dr. Edward Tronick of the University of Massachusetts - Boston, conductor of the famed Still Face Experiment, to the show for part one of their two part conversation about his new book, The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are the Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust. Part two of the conversation will come out on November 24th. On December 1st and 8th, Karen will have a two-part conversation with Dr. Tronick's co-author on the Power of Discord, Dr. Claudia Gold.

Ed Tronick is a developmental and clinical psychologist. Professor Tronick is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is director of the Child Development Unit, a research associate in Newborn Medicine, a lecturer at Harvard Medical School, an associate professor at both the Graduate School of Education and the School of Public Health at Harvard. With Kristie Brandt, Dorothy Richardson, Marilyn Davillier he has created an Infant-Parent Mental Health Post Graduate Certificate Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He has developed the Newborn Behavioral Assessment Scale and the Touchpoints Project with T.B. Brazelton. He developed the Still-face paradigm.

Annette Kussin: Understanding Yourself Through Attachment Theory - Part2

Annette Kussin: Understanding Yourself Through Attachment Theory - Part2

November 10, 2020

Karen welcomes Annette Kussin, MSW, RSW, to the show to conclude their two part discussion on how to utilize attachment theory to better understand yourself.

Annette is a registered Social Worker, registered Marriage and Family Therapist and advanced attachment focused therapist. She has worked in children’s mental health as a therapist, supervisor, manager and clinical director.  She was the owner/director of the Leaside Therapy Centre, a multi-discipline clinic in Toronto until 2012. She presently has a private practice where she specializes in attachment focused therapy for adults, couples and adoptive families.

Annette wrote her first book, It’s Attachment,  A New Way of Understanding Yourself and Your Relationships, published by Guernica Editions, available on Amazon.

Annette Kussin: Understanding Yourself Through Attachment Theory - Part 1

Annette Kussin: Understanding Yourself Through Attachment Theory - Part 1

November 3, 2020

Karen welcomes Annette Kussin, MSW, RSW, to the show to begin their two part discussion on how to utilize attachment theory to better understand yourself. Part two will be released on Tuesday, November 10th.

Annette is a registered Social Worker, registered Marriage and Family Therapist and advanced attachment focused therapist. She has worked in children’s mental health as a therapist, supervisor, manager and clinical director.  She was the owner/director of the Leaside Therapy Centre, a multi-discipline clinic in Toronto until 2012. She presently has a private practice where she specializes in attachment focused therapy for adults, couples and adoptive families.

Annette wrote her first book, It’s Attachment,  A New Way of Understanding Yourself and Your Relationships, published by Guernica Editions, available on Amazon

Kate White: Impact of Pre & Parinatal Experiences on Attachment - Part 2

Kate White: Impact of Pre & Parinatal Experiences on Attachment - Part 2

October 27, 2020

Karen welcomes Kate White back to the show to conclude their two-part conversation on the impact of pre and perinatal experiences on attachment.

Kate White, MA, BCBMT, RCST®, CEIM, SEP, PPNE, is an award-winning prenatal and perinatal educator and an advanced bodyworker.  She is trained in somatic therapies, prenatal and perinatal health, lactation, brain development, infant mental health, and has specialized in mother-baby dyad care using somatic prevention and trauma healing approaches for 20 years. She is a mother of two children, holds a BA and MA in Communication, a Registered Craniosacral Therapist in the Biodynamic Craniosacral method and a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner. Her work combines somatic therapy, birth preparation, recovery from difficult birth, trauma resolution and  brain development to help give families with babies and small children the best possible start.  She is Founder and former Director of Education for the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health and where she administered an online program for professional educators, runs a private practice and offers her own seminars and training as the Founder and Director for the Center for Prenatal and Perinatal Programs.

Kate White: Impact of Pre & Perinatal Experiences on Attachment - Part 1

Kate White: Impact of Pre & Perinatal Experiences on Attachment - Part 1

October 20, 2020

Karen welcomes Kate White to the show to begin an all new two-part conversation on the impact of pre and perinatal experiences on attachment. Part two will be released on Tuesday, October 27th.

Kate White, MA, BCBMT, RCST®, CEIM, SEP, PPNE, is an award-winning prenatal and perinatal educator and an advanced bodyworker.  She is trained in somatic therapies, prenatal and perinatal health, lactation, brain development, infant mental health, and has specialized in mother-baby dyad care using somatic prevention and trauma healing approaches for 20 years. She is a mother of two children, holds a BA and MA in Communication, a Registered Craniosacral Therapist in the Biodynamic Craniosacral method and a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner. Her work combines somatic therapy, birth preparation, recovery from difficult birth, trauma resolution and  brain development to help give families with babies and small children the best possible start.  She is Founder and former Director of Education for the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health and where she administered an online program for professional educators, runs a private practice and offers her own seminars and training as the Founder and Director for the Center for Prenatal and Perinatal Programs.

Marshall Lyles: Attachment Informed Family Work & Sandtray Therapy - Part 2

Marshall Lyles: Attachment Informed Family Work & Sandtray Therapy - Part 2

October 13, 2020

Karen welcomes Marshall Lyles to the show for part two of their discussion on Lyles' work with Sandtray Therapy.

Marshall Lyles, LMFT-S, LPC-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant, has almost 20 years of practice in family and play therapy. Drawing on lessons learned from working with attachment trauma in a variety of mental health settings, Marshall regularly teaches on sandtray therapy and attachment-informed family work around the globe. In addition to authoring works in these areas, he is also a faculty member in Texas State University’s Institute for Play Therapy Sandtray Certification program. You can connect with him at www.marshalllyles.com.

Marshall Lyles - Attachment Informed Family Work & Sandtray Therapy - Part 1

Marshall Lyles - Attachment Informed Family Work & Sandtray Therapy - Part 1

October 6, 2020

Karen welcomes Marshall Lyles to the show for part one of their discussion on Lyles' work with Sandtray Therapy. Part two will be released on Tuesday, October 13th.

Marshall Lyles, LMFT-S, LPC-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant, has almost 20 years of practice in family and play therapy. Drawing on lessons learned from working with attachment trauma in a variety of mental health settings, Marshall regularly teaches on sandtray therapy and attachment-informed family work around the globe. In addition to authoring works in these areas, he is also a faculty member in Texas State University’s Institute for Play Therapy Sandtray Certification program. You can connect with him at www.marshalllyles.com.

Tenneson Woolf: Creating a Safe Haven and Secure Base within The Circle Way Model - Part2

Tenneson Woolf: Creating a Safe Haven and Secure Base within The Circle Way Model - Part2

September 29, 2020

Karen welcomes Tenneson Woolf to conclude their two-part conversation on The Circle Way Model.

Tenneson Woolf is a facilitator, workshop leader, teacher, blogger, and coach committed to improving the quality of collaboration and imagination needed in groups, teams, and organizations. Woolf's work over 20+ years has been to design and lead meetings in participative formats. From strategic visioning with boards to large conference design to communities just learning to listen again to one another. Woolf has worked significantly with faith communities, educators, and foundation leaders. Woolf holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology (1988) and a masters degree in Organizational Behavior (1993).

Tenneson Woolf: Creating a Safe Haven and Secure Base within The Circle Way Model - Part 1

Tenneson Woolf: Creating a Safe Haven and Secure Base within The Circle Way Model - Part 1

September 22, 2020

Karen welcomes Tenneson Woolf to start an all new set of conversations. In part one, Karen and Tenneson start their discussion on The Circle Way Model. Part two will be released on Tuesday, September 29th. 

Tenneson Woolf is a facilitator, workshop leader, teacher, blogger, and coach committed to improving the quality of collaboration and imagination needed in groups, teams, and organizations. Woolf's work over 20+ years has been to design and lead meetings in participative formats. From strategic visioning with boards to large conference design to communities just learning to listen again to one another. Woolf has worked significantly with faith communities, educators, and foundation leaders. Woolf holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology (1988) and a masters degree in Organizational Behavior (1993).

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